Pocahontas County

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Pocahontas County

There's a reason we do what we do in Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: We want a Strong Iowa. That's why we panter with Iowans and harness the reliable resources of our university for communities and farmers to thrive, for families and youth to be healthy, and to turn the world over to the next generation better than we found it. Because a Strong Iowa is what we all want.

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County News

September 21, 2018

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach dairy team has scheduled a series of farm tours to offer first-hand looks at the way fellow dairy farmers are managing automatic milking systems in new or retrofit facilities.

September 20, 2018

Horticulturists with ISU Extension and Outreach share information about adding trees with colorful fall foliage to home landscapes.

September 20, 2018

Matt Helmers, professor in the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering and extension agricultural engineer, began his duties as the director of the Iowa Nutrient Research Center on Sept. 1.

September 19, 2018

ISU Extension and Outreach Pocahontas County will offer after school robot classes for children in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade beginning in October.  The children will learn and construct Lego robots.  

September 19, 2018

Iowa 4-H program club memberships increased during the 2017-2018 program year to over 23,000 young people in grades 4-12 and an additional 7,400 youth grades K-3 in the Iowa 4-H Clover Kids program.

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